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Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts Fast Forwarding the Future

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Applications for the B.F.A. in Emerging Media Arts for fall 2022 enrollment will open August 2021.

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Prepare for careers in
filmmaking, game design, special effects, app development, theme park experiences, virtual reality, and animation.

Learn creative coding, sonic and sensory media, wearable technology and writing across media. Build your own company and start your own career in one of the pre-eminent emerging media arts programs in the country.

The Nebraska Value

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More value. More from your degree.

Nebraska offers you one of the best value college experiences out there. Among the lowest tuition in the Big Ten; 65% of first-year students receive institutional grants or scholarships.*
*National Center for Education Statistics

About the Nebraska Value Scholarships


  • Filmmaking
  • Film Production Design
  • Film Visual Effects
  • Game Designer
  • Virtual Reality Designer
  • Theme Park Experience Design
  • Animation
  • App Designer
  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Sound Designer
  • Innovation Designer
  • Creative Technologist
  • Wearables/Physical Computing
  • Writer

About Us

We are looking for self-motivated, young people from all over the world who are creative builders—who write novels and short stories, who make movies, who build apps, who create video games, who write comic books and graphic novels, who build 3-D models, who create puzzles and who contribute to open-source software projects, and more. Our unique program creates “X-shaped graduates” who understand design, story, entrepreneurship and code. These core competencies give them ownership over their future and allow them to thrive in a changing, diverse, global environment.

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For more information or questions about the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts:

Megan McMasters, Director of Operations

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